Finnish Universities and Tanzanian Partners Create Future Collaborations

Blog by Msilikale Msilanga In a display of international collaboration and educational exchange, a high-level delegation from Finland, comprising the Rectors of the University of Turku, Turku University of Applied Sciences, Novia University of Applied Sciences, and the Vice Rector of Novia University of Applied Sciences, traveled on a week-long visit to Tanzania. This insightful […]

Geospatial data, technologies & digital youth skills for social innovations

Geospatial data, technology and digital youth skills for social innovations Join us at the University Of Dar Es Salaam – New Library in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania for the exciting Geospatial data, digital technologies, and youth skills for social innovations Symposium! This in-person event brings together experts and enthusiasts from the field of geospatial information and communication technology. Get ready […]

Transformative climate services for decision-makers based on observational data

By Msilikale Msilanga On 6 December 2023, 16:45- 18:15 UTC+4 Resilience Academy is expected to present on transformative climate services at the COP28 conference. The 28th Conference of the Parties (COP28) will be held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, from November 30 to December 12, 2023. Resilience Academy is an Observer at the Conference of […]

Visualisation Challenge 2020 is here!

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Resilience Academy is happy to announce that the Visualisation Challenge 2020 has officially been launched. In the Visualisation Challenge 2020, groups of University students compete to create a winning visualisation for geospatial data sets of given topics. A webinar was held on 10th of July where the challenge, as well as the topics of this […]

Community mapping presented to UDSM Masters students

[:en]Ramani Huria was excited to be invited by the University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM) to present on digital community mapping to GIS Masters students on 29th of February, 2016. The session was facilitated by Dr. Festus Ndumbaro, university lecturer on Cartography and GeoVisualization. Ramani Huria presented on ‘Web Maps’ and led a discussion with […]

#TanzaniaCfR: Coding for Flood Resilience

Dar es Salaam and Stone Town are the two primary cities of Mainland Tanzania and Zanzibar, with populations of 5.5 million and 150,000 respectively. Each of these cities and their country have unique challenges and hazards. Dar es Salaam for instance is challenged by bi-annual flooding, impacting many thousands of its citizens every year.

Ramani Huria volunteers support #HapaUsafiTu

Independence Day and Republic Day in Tanzania falls on the 9th of December, typically a day off work with many people gathering at the National Stadium to watch parades match in front of the President. Dances are performed and a torch is carried up Mount Kilimanjaro, symbolising liberty and self-determination of the nations in Africa. However, in 2015, for the first time, the day will be celebrated in a very different way.